Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Sigma 40mm f 1.4 DG HSM and 56mm F 1.4 DC DN Update

Nokishita has reported that the Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary “is expected to be released on November 22nd with the Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art release date being undecided. So preorders should start soon. via Nokishita

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Fotodiox Macro Bellows for Sony Alpha E-Mount (NEX) MILC Camera System for Extreme Close-up Photography

Fotodiox has a Macor Bellows system much like Novoflex, but far more affordable. You can find Foitodiox’s bellows on Amazon at this time if you want to give an affordable bellows system a try.

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Venus Optics Launches Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom For Sony FE Mount

Venus Optics has been making some unique lenses lately and the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom is no exception. I own a few of their newest lenses and they are a great value if you’re looking to do something unique. TheLaowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom can be preordered at Venus Optics today with the first 50 […]

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Mathieu Stern’s Ice Lens

This is a very interesting project by Mathieu Stern to make a lens from iceberg ice/glacier, which can be very clear since air pockets and impurities can be forced out of the ice over time. I am curious if a lens made from the center of a large iceberg could make a clearer picture since […]

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Rokinon 85mm f/1.8 Preorders Start

The Rokinon 85mm f/1.8 Lens for Sony can be preordered at B&H Photo and Adorama.

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Metabones Launches Contax N-Mount Speed Booster ULTRA and Smart Adapter

Metabones Contax N-Mount Speed Booster ULTRA Smart Adapter: B&H Photo / Adorama Metabones Contax N-Mount Smart Adapter: B&H Photo / Adorama Contax Lenses: Amazon Vancouver, Canada, September 10, 2018, Owners of legendary Carl Zeiss optics in Contax N-Mount have long demanded a trusted migration path to mirrorless cameras. With the advent of Metabones® Contax N-Mount to […]

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